Tips & Articles

19
April
2019

How far apart are Melbourne and Adelaide?

Australia is home to a wide range of different sceneries and sites. With lush tropical wonders, dry red desert land, and thriving cities sprinkling the region. For tourists who want a taste of all these kinds of Australia, seeing both the Funky Melbourne as well as the small sophisticated Adelaide is essential. But how far away are these two great cities? To Fly or Drive? Some may gasp at the prospect of driving from Melbourne to Adelaide, but in hindsight, they aren’t that far apart. Being the shortest distance between any of Australia’s capital cities, it only takes a dedication […]

8
April
2019

Who founded Adelaide?

Immerse yourself in the charming city of Adelaide, home to vast valleys, unique shops, and stunning scenery to go with it. The bustling region promises exceptional attractions both in and out of the central hub, giving you a taste of the city life and the natural wonders of Australia. But how did this city start? Aboriginal Time The first human inhabitants of Adelaide was the local aboriginal community, the Kaurna tribe. Their land spread from Adelaide and the Adelaide Plains, naming the land ‘Tarntanya’, translating to red kangaroo place. The area was one a simple, open grassy plain with patches […]

22
March
2019

What is South Australia famous for?

Wanting a relaxing and sophisticated holiday indulging on the finer things of life? South Australia is bursting with the country’s luxury treats! Including local wine, food, and natural beauty. But where and what exactly has made South Australia so famous? What is worth visiting during your Australia holiday? The Wine By far the number one factor that has pulled South Australia to the top of the tourist list is their wine. Overflowing with iconic wines, with each winery claiming a range of awards both internationally and locally. South Australia is now considered one of the best areas for winemaking in […]

7
March
2019

What are the best wines in the area?

Adelaide is famous for its wine, with South Australia overflowing with iconic wine drops and holding multiple awards throughout its time. With an abundant range in reds, pinks, whites, and sparkling, but where do you start? Sipping on the best of the best during your stay can turn your decent holiday into an absolutely brilliant one. Shiraz Seeing as Barossa Valley is the king of Shiraz, it’s hard to narrow this one down. With so many wineries killing it with this red drop. However, Penfolds makes the cut as the very best, with their grange shiraz a mouth-watering glass to […]

20
February
2019

What can you see at Adelaide Oval?

As the cosmopolitan capital of South Australia, Adelaide is home to some of the country’s greatest entertainment, with a number held at the iconic Adelaide Oval. Hosting a large range of sporting events, festivals, and tours within the stadium’s walls. Cricket One of the most popular sports in the entire world, Cricket is the Adelaide Oval’s main sport. Held throughout the summer, book a day to watch this captivating sport. Even if you don’t know the rules well, you’ll pick it up pretty quickly, becoming addicted to cheering loudly whenever your team pitches someone out. Australian Football Australian Football is […]

6
February
2019

How to spend a weekend in Adelaide with the kids

The school holidays are quickly trickling away, and the kids are restless for some last-minute fun before heading back school. But after weeks of Disney movies, endless playground adventures, and child orientated events, we are sure you are ready for an activity you both will enjoy. Join the Haigh’s Chocolate Tour Get the kids buzzing with sweets at Haigh’s Chocolates Visitor Centre. Promising every kind of chocolate Haigh’s has ever made! The company creates innovative sweets with unique tastes while remaining to use their famous traditional recipe. Joining the chocolate tour lets you learn about the chocolate making process while […]

28
January
2019

Interesting facts you might not know about Adelaide

The chic city of Adelaide is famous for its rich history, fun entertainment, and a multicultural atmosphere. But what else is there to know? Keep reading to find out seven unusual facts you might have never heard of before! Adelaide wasn’t Settled by Convicts Adelaide is the only capital city in Australia that was never settled by convicts, which has made the locals extremely smug. Established in 1836, the city was a planned capital for only free British settlers. A majority of the people had no criminal history, the city was thought to have little crime compared to other areas, […]

31
December
2018

Why you need to visit Hahndorf during your Adelaide Holiday

Nestled in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia lies the small town of Hahndorf. The area is teeming with incredible art, history, and of course, wine. Famous for its German-inspired style, founded back in the 19th century by a group of Lutheran settlers. Have a look at the top travel attractions that cover Hahndorf and discover why this town is a worthwhile spot during your holiday to the city of Adelaide. The Farms Embrace the greenery and spend a day as a local farmer. Beerenberg Strawberry Farm is one of the best farms to visit, as it lets you […]

18
December
2018

What’s on this Summer

Summer is approaching, so why not make the most of the warmer months? We have listed our top favourite activities to do during Adelaide’s summer. Picnic in the Botanic Gardens There is nothing better than soaking up the sun amidst soft grass and blossoming florae. Pack a picnic and visit Adelaide’s Botanic Gardens for a peaceful day away from the city’s hustle and bustle. Take a bike to roam the tracks or simply walk and marvel at the range of the manicured greenery covering the area. Cleland Wildlife Park Get up close and personal with the Australian Wildlife! In the […]

12
December
2018

How to spend the perfect weekend in Adelaide?

Spend your two-day getaway diving headfirst into the incredible attractions this bustling city has on offer. Small enough to walk, Adelaide is the perfect place to dedicate a weekend too without feeling guilty about having missed out on any of its sights. From outdoor fun to night-time adventures, the city offers an ideal getaway to South Australia’s capital for any kind of traveller. Sip on the local wine Adelaide is famous for supplying some of Australia’s greatest wines to the rest of the world. Why not visit where these varieties are made? Head to the Barossa Valley and even Hahndorf […]

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